| Feb 9, 2012
| 7:49 PM
'Way to Play Day: A Package of Learning!'
Pretend City Children's Museum offers a host of activities from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for small children to prepare them for play groups, preschool and kindergarten. Developmental checkups will be available...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 9:34 PM
Dr. Jana Kohl, author of "A Rare Breed of Love," signs copies of her book at Just Food For Dogs, 500 W. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach . The event is from noon to 2 p.m. and proceeds go to animal welfare organizations in Orange County....
| Feb 13, 2012
| 7:21 AM
The TV tributes for Whitney Houston, who died Saturday in LA, began during Sunday's Grammy awards with Jennifer Hudson's simple, poignant performance of "I Will Always Love You" (see video below).
At 7 p.m. Monday, Lifetime will present "The Bodyguard,"...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 3:30 PM
Pearson now full-time at Playhouse
Laguna Beach City Councilwoman Elizabeth Pearson is now a full-time staffer at the Laguna Playhouse, where she previously did consulting work as a marketing and public relations expert.
On Feb. 6, the Playhouse...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 2:31 PM
Since its founding in 1940, the esteemed American Ballet Theatre has appeared in a total of 132 cities, 42 countries and all 50 states.
And throughout its 72-year history, the New York-based company has commissioned works by all of the great...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 3:16 PM
When Chris Colfer was just 20, he had already been named one of GQ magazine's men of the year, having sung and acted his way into the hearts of America as Kurt, the high-pitched, openly gay character who is unabashedly himself on the hit TV show"Glee."...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 8:45 AM
"Cirque Shanghai," the long-running attraction on Navy Pier, will be back once again this summer. Shows begin May 24 at the Skyline Stage, which (given the plans to improve the pier) is not long for this world.
And Broadway in Chicago said Tuesday that...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 1:51 PM
With some saying a variant of her story dates all the way to antiquity, Cinderella has long resided in the public domain. Certain aspects of her story — a single prince, a couple of cackling stepsisters and a mean stepmom — are de rigueur. But...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 5:55 PM
Lucille Bliss, who provided the voice of the cartoon character Crusader Rabbit in the early days of television and gained recognition a generation later as the voice of Smurfette in the 1980s television hit "The Smurfs," has died. She was 96.
| Nov 15, 2012
| 10:06 AM
"Plaid Tidings": A seasonal sequel to Stuart Ross' "Forever Plaid," this tuneful tidbit finds the afterlife quartet of crooners coming back (at the behest of Rosemary Clooney, no less) to stage a holiday show for those still stuck on this mortal coil. Pop...
| Feb 21, 2011
| 9:52 AM
MIAMI — The new Disney Dream has a water ride, the AquaDuck, that propels guests through a clear tube that loops out over the edge of the ship. It has two interactive game floors that parents want to play on. too; a 3-D theater that screens Disney...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 4:02 PM
The public is invited to listen or bring an instrument and play. Refreshments. 7 to 10 p.m. Beck and Benedict Hardware Music Theatre, 118 Walnut St., Waynesboro, Pa. $3. Go to www.beck-benedicthardware.com or call 717-762-4711.